Intel Core i7-4900MQ vs AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U

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Intel Core i7-4900MQ
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Games supported 90%

General info

Comparing Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating10981092
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i7AMD Ryzen 3
Architecture codenameHaswell (2013−2015)Picasso (2019−2020)
Release date1 June 2013 (9 years ago)8 April 2019 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$568no data
Current price$588 (1x MSRP)$718

Technical specs

Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads84
Base clock speed2.8 GHz2.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3.8 GHz3.5 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)128K (per core)
L2 cache256K (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)4 MB (shared)
Chip lithography22 nm12 nm
Die size177 mm2246 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Maximum case temperature (TCase)100 °Cno data
Number of transistors1,400 million4500 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier-no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11 (Uniprocessor)
SocketFCPGA946FP5
Thermal design power (TDP)47 Watt15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-no data
TSX+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
FDI+no data

Security technologies

Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
Identity Protection+no data
Anti-Theft+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U are enumerated here.

AMD-V++
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size32 GB32 GB
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth25.6 GB/s38.397 GB/s
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel HD Graphics 4600-
Max video memory2 GB-
Quick Sync Video+-
Clear Video HD+-
Graphics max frequency1.3 GHz-
InTru 3D+-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3-
eDP+-
DisplayPort+-
HDMI+-
VGA+-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.43840x2160@30Hz-
Max resolution over DisplayPort3840x2160@60Hz-
Max resolution over VGA2880x1800@60Hz-

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX11.2/12-
OpenGL4.3-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U.

PCIe version33.0
PCI Express lanes1612

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-4900MQ 6.04
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 6.09
+0.8%
  • Passmark
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i7-4900MQ 6090
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 6144
+0.9%

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

i7-4900MQ 7
+28.3%
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 6

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i7-4900MQ 641
+33.3%
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 481

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i7-4900MQ 1.7
+16.8%
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 1.4

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-4900MQ 145
+15.1%
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 126

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4900MQ and Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 5.1 Mh/s no data

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 6.04 6.09
Novelty 1 June 2013 8 April 2019
Boost clock speed 3800 3500
Base clock speed 2800 2100
Chip lithography 22 nm 12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 47 Watt 15 Watt

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Competitors of Core i7-4900MQ by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-4900MQ from AMD is Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U, which is faster by 1% and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U from Intel is Core i7-4770HQ, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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